31 May Welcome to the Team
I Komang Budiarta | Nusa Penida Field Officer
Born and raised in Nusa Penida, Komang Budiarta joined the Coral Triangle Center as a Field Officer.
Prior to CTC, Komang worked as the Head of Nusa Penida Staff at Friends of the National Park Foundation (FNPF). He is known for his versatility and has worked in various roles such as: graphic designer, accountant, administrator and villa assistant manager.
Katharine Sale (Kath) | Grant Writing Advisor
Kath is volunteering at the Coral Triangle Center (CTC) for 9 months as a Grant Writing Advisor. Her focus is on fundraising, proposal writing, fostering Australian partnerships, and assisting with community outreach activities to promote marine conservation.
She is engaged through the Australian Volunteers for International Development program, an Australian Government initiative. Before coming to Bali, she was a cultural heritage assessment officer, and a policy and program manager for Working on Country Indigenous Ranger program and Kokoda Initiative at the Federal Department of Environment in Canberra.
Since her time in Bali, Kath has travelled to Besakih Temple, scuba dived and snorkelled in Nusa Penida, and braved Bali Treetop Adventure Park’s climbing circuits.